K.G. Jebsen Centre for Deep Sea Research

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The K.G. Jebsen Centre for Deep Sea Research (JC-DeepSea) was established as a result of a generous contribution from the Kristian Gerhard Jebsen Foundation.  It aims to be a leading international Centre for deep ocean research.

Henrike presenting her poster

Winter conference 2019 - NGF

Minerals and Metals for Green Technologies was the main theme for the NGF winter conference 2019, January 7th - 9th. Many of our PhD and master students presented their work during the conference and it was of great success.

The Icelandic island of Surtsey (left) was created by a four-year volcanic eruption in the 1960s.

Life Thrives Within the Earth’s Crust

From journeys into mines to explorations of volcanoes on the ocean floor, deep voyages reveal the richness of the planet’s deep biosphere.

seminar 17 january
Jan 17

LoVe cabled observatory - Dr. Geir Pedersen from NORCE

Dear all, The next season of Ocean Lab seminars is about to start! Our first speaker will be Dr. Geir Pedersen from NORCE who will talk about the LoVe cabled observatory on January 17 (12:15-13:45 at Vilvite) - see attached flyer. Save the date!

Welcoming session at the Aula (UiB)


The 47th Under Water Mining conference (UMC18) was hosted in Bergen, Grieghallen, from 11th to 14th of September. The conference was organized in collaboration with the K.G. Jebsen Centre for Deep Sea Research (UiB), Global Centres of Expertise Subsea (GCE Subsea) and the Norwegian Petroleum...

Seminar the 12 April
Vehicle and sensors

High-Resolution Mapping and Sampling Technologies to Study Deep-Sea Volcanic and Hydrothermal Processes in the 21st Century

Emeritus Scientist Dr. Daniel J. Fornari from Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution – Geology & Geophysics dept., is our guest at a seminar the 12 April, arranged by the Norwegian Ocean Observation Laboratory. He will hold an exciting lecture focusing on using specially developed technologies...